CTV Montreal Appoints Annie DeMelt as Weekend Anchor, Beginning This January

— December 12, 2018

– Longtime reporter joins the anchor desk of Montréal’s most-watched English-language station –

MONTREAL (December 12, 2018) – CTV Montreal announced today the appointment of Annie DeMelt as Weekend Anchor. DeMelt is a respected journalist and a familiar face to Montréal viewers, having worked as a reporter at CTV Montreal, the city’s most-watched English-language station, for more than 15 years. Most recently, DeMelt served as a reporter for weekday editions of CTV NEWS AT FIVE. “Being out there reporting in the community for so many years, I’ve really seen how local news touches people’s lives,” said DeMelt. “In this city, major stories happen every day of the week, and we will work hard to keep Montrealers in the know about the biggest stories unfolding throughout the weekend.” “Annie is a skilled journalist who understands the important role CTV Montreal plays in the city’s English-speaking community,” said Jed Kahane, News Director, CTV Montreal. “She connects with our audience, and has a strong sense of the stories that matter most to our viewers.” DeMelt takes over the role of Weekend Anchor from Tarah Schwartz, who recently announced she will be departing the station at the end of the year. Serving as a fill-in anchor since 2013, DeMelt joined CTV Montreal as a reporter in 2003. Over her 15-year career, she has covered a range of important stories, from the shootings at Dawson College to the one at the Metropolis, where Pauline Marois was celebrating her historic election night win. DeMelt also produced the Forbidden Montréal series, for which she combined her keen interest in Montréal’s history with her passion for storytelling.

Source: Numeris, BYTD 2018-19 (8/27/2018 – 12/9/2018). P2+, Montreal CM Anglo, M-Su 2a-2a, final daypart data.

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